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This NASA Science press release covers the discovery of tiny flame balls, a shape flames take in microgravity. The article discusses implications of the research for combustion here on Earth and includes a diagram of a flame ball.
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Keywords: combustion, flame
Record Creator: Metadata instance created April 7, 2011 by Raina Khatri
Record Updated: Apr 08, 2011 by Ed Lee
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Floating Flame Balls. (2011, April 6). Retrieved July 17, 2024, from Science@NASA:
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Science@NASA. Floating Flame Balls. Greenbelt: Science@NASA, April 6, 2011. (accessed 17 July 2024).
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